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Patients with malignant melanoma should not be advised to stay out of the sun without taking measures to ensure healthy levels of vitamin D, according to Julia Newton-Bishop, professor of dermatology at the University of Leeds.

When a melanoma is diagnosed, a patient’s vitamin D levels should be checked and supplements offered if levels are low, says Julia Newton-Bishop, professor of dermatology at the University of Leeds

Source  Courtesy of Julia Newton-Bishop